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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal

APL-2 Class Non-self-propelled Barracks Ship:
  • Built by Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA
  • Ordered, 15 January 1944
  • Laid down, 05 September 1944
  • Launched, 12 October 1944
  • Delivered and placed in service, LT Ronald H Wallace, USNR, in charge, 20 November 1944
  • Towed from Boston to Canal Zone by Army tug LT-784, 22 December 1944-13 January 1945
  • Towed from Balboa to Pearl Harbor by ATA-202, 01-12 February 1945
  • Towed from Pearl Harbor to Guam, via Eniewetok, by Menominee (ATF-73), 07 March-12 April 1945
  • Towed from Ulithi to Leyte by Tern (ATO-142), 26 May-01 June 1945
  • Grounded in Typhoon Louise at Okinawa, 09 October 1945
  • Placed out of service, 23 November 1945
  • Struck from the Naval Register, 21 January 1946
  • Final Disposition, wreck unsalvageable on Chinen Saki and blown up, 22 February 1946
    Displacement 1,300 tons (lt), 2,660 tons (fl)
    Length 260.0' waterline, 261.2' overall
    Beam 49'
    Draft 8' 6" (lim)
    Officers 5
    Enlisted 66
    Officers 6
    Enlisted 583
    Ship's Service Generators
    three Diesel-drive 100Kw 450V A.C.
    Fuel Capacity
    Diesel 1,000 Bbls

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    Crew Contact And Reunion Information
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

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